Just Be Real

Just Be Real

I had an epiphany this past year, thanks to my friend Mike Paton (Visionary and Implementer extraordinaire at EOS Worldwide). Mike often talks about the importance of “being real.” I was thinking about common words we use on a daily basis like “trust”, “attitude”, and...
What Is A Good Hire Worth?

What Is A Good Hire Worth?

I am continually amazed and confused when I come across business owners who willingly pay $80,000 or even more on a headhunter to place someone, but offer their employees $1,000, or a fraction of that, to perform the same service. What I recommend to my clients is to...
Are You Prepared To Enter The Danger Zone?

Are You Prepared To Enter The Danger Zone?

Imagine if you had a culture that didn’t write negative or critical things in letters, email, or text message. When they had a problem they actually came to you and spoke face to face or if that wasn’t possible they called you. It is possible to have this type of...
Three Ways To Ensure Your Feedback Means Something

Three Ways To Ensure Your Feedback Means Something

This past weekend, we held our annual business owner’s retreat in Victoria, BC. Great people, weather, venue, and a fantastic time had by all. We brought in a truly unique individual, Michael Allosso from out east who, by the end of Saturday, left everyone in awe, and...
Right Person Long Seat

Right Person Long Seat

When I get in front of a hundred business owners and ask them to stand if they have a dedicated long time employee who needs to retire but won’t, I have a room full of people standing up. Henry was with the company since it started 37 years ago. As a dedicated account...